Updates from Letty – April 30, 2021 – Final Budget Edition

We had a busy 48 hours in Falls Church this week: on Monday night, we adopted the FY22 budget with a 3.5 cents lower tax rate – the first time we’ve decreased it in over 15 years! The fact that our deliberations the past few weeks were over *how much* […]

Updates from Letty – April 23, 2021

This week was all about hope, nationally and locally. With vaccine eligibility now open to everyone 16+ (PSA: I encourage you to try both vaccinefinder.org or the CDC’s VAMS site to book a shot), additional loosening of COVID restrictions this week and more next month because just over half of […]

Updates from Letty – April 16, 2021

It’s been a busy week with lots to share. The big takeaways: (1) Starting this Sunday, everyone 16+ is eligible for a COVID vaccine, so that is long-awaited, welcome news. However, note that the Fairfax Health Department’s registration system will be decommissioned, so vaccine appointments will have to be made […]

Updates from Letty – April 9, 2021

I hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine and sense of hope and renewal that spring (and vaccines!) brings. The beginning of April also marks the halfway point to the annual budget process. We had a long work session this week, with several more meetings and one more town hall before […]